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Interview with T. Greenwood by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

T. Greenwood returns with another stunning novel, The Forever Bridge. It opens with family car-ride that is both vivid and ambiguously rendered. We only know that the car rolls toward someone’s doom. During the rest of the novel we race to catch up with the question of just what happened on the bridge and how things have gotten so tangled for the survivors. And yet there is just enough hint of redemption, by way of love, to give us hope as well as curiosity, as we...


Early Bird Registration: A New Way to Save Money at SDWI

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings, Monthly Event | Comments Off

Starting today, we will run an experiment to encourage people to sign up for classes earlier.  We will offer all members a savings on their registration if they register at least one week early for a class.  Save $5 off short-term workshops and $10 off on longer-term classes.   The discount is currently being offered on the March and April classes only.  We will evaluate whether the program is popular and decide whether it will continue.  Offer good until the...


03/10 Deadline to get a package deal on Journaling classes ($15 off)

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Blog, Classes, Events, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Buy the package deal now and save $15 by buying all 3 classes at once. Click HERE to get the package deal. To encourage early registration, we are offering a discount on a package deal. There are 5 upcoming sessions of SoulCollage with Mary Lee Moser. Purchase 3 sessions at once and SAVE! You can choose from any 3 of the upcoming sessions. You must use the link on this page to take advantage of this offer. Offer expires March 10, 2015. More info on the individual...


Writers’ Symposium by the Sea: Point Loma Feb 24-26

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Blog, Community Events, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Writer’s Symposium by the Sea is an annual event that brings interviews with cutting edge creators, life stories, examples of great writing, and evocative conversation that will inspire the reader and writer alike. The evening interviews, conducted by symposium founder (and SDWI Board Member) Dean Nelson, feature lively conversations about the stories behind the author’s stories. This year’s speakers include SDWI Board Member Sandra Millers Younger and Joyce...


Into the Deep: Taking Your Writing Deeper by Judy Reeves

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Into the Deep Sometimes a writer skims on top of a subject. Or is too nice. Maybe the writing is glib and clever and even funny, or the story moves along from plot point to plot point, but the piece is shallow as a wading pool. The  facts are there, maybe even shocking or dramatic facts, but there’s no emotion beneath them. If the piece lacks honesty  the reader may feel cheated. The writer, too. To discover what you really have to say, what matters to you, what...